Several of our solicitors have been singled out as leaders in their fields in the independent law guide, Chambers and Partners UK. Partners Anne Maguire, Ken Stangoe, and Trevor Coward, have been particularly praised for their excellent technical ability, professional conduct, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, service and expertise.

Anne Maguire, who heads up the personal injury department at Geoffrey Leaver and specialises in clients who’ve suffered serious brain or life-changing injuries, medical negligence and relatives who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents, has also been recognised for her excellence in Chambers and Partners UK. “The “extremely supportive and approachable” Anne Maguire is the department head. Her recent work has involved fatal claims and head injuries of the utmost severity. A commentator enthuses that her “approach has been very personable, providing absolute compassion during emotional stages of the events, a quality normally experienced only from a friend.”

Ken Stangoe, a partner and specialist in real estate litigation has recently worked on matters pertaining to agricultural and development sites. Clients state that he is “focused, knowledgeable, strategic and practical.”

Chamber & Partners 2016 describe Trevor as a Notable Practitioner and he handles a wide-ranging caseload, including commercial disputes and insolvency claims. Clients describe him as“balanced and objective,” noting that “he takes on board his client’s needs and acts accordingly.”